Silicon Labs Bluetooth Workshop Rochester

Location: Solid State Supplies Office, Rochester.


This one-day workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to Bluetooth technologies and the considerations around using these technologies in your design. It will explore Silicon Labs’ Thunderboard™, leaving you with a better understand of implementing and designing with this technology.

The workshop is free of charge, and attendees will be provided with refreshments and lunch during the course of the day. Free WiFi access, stationary and training materials will be provided.

There are no prerequisites for the workshop, however if you have an iPhone 4S or higher, or Android Smartphone with BLE and Android 5.0 or higher, it would be an advantage for some of the hands on demonstrations. Laptop PCs and development boards will be provided for the hands on demonstrations.

This workshop is being run at Solid State Supplies; Rochester, ME2 4FE

It is also available at these different loacations:

28th March – Solid State Supplies Head Office; location in Redditch, B98 9EY

29th March – Silicon Labs Office; location in Camberley, GU17 9AB


9:00-9:15 Registration

9:15- 10:30 Introduction to Silicon Labs and Bluetooth technologies

• Introduction to Bluetooth Smart / Low Energy and Bluetooth Mesh

• Silicon Labs Wireless SoCs and Module Product Update

• Smallest Bluetooth Module in the world

• Introduction to Bluetooth Software Stack

10:30-10:45 – Coffee Break

10:45 – 12:00 – Bluetooth specifics and hands on

• Introduction to SIlabs Development Environment

  • Implementing custom BLE Sensor Hub´s
  • Adding custom GATT Service´s + test with Smartphone
  • Use of Peripherals with Bluetooth
  • Use of Security API´s
  • How to do Pairing and Bonding

12:00 – 13.30 – Lunch and learn

  • Guest presentation – Topic to be confirmed

13.30 – 15.00 Bluetooth specifics and hands on cont..

– Multiprotocol BLE + Zigbee/Thread Overview

15.00 – 15:15 Summary, Q&A

Accommodation and further details

I want to attend – If you wish to attend our free seminar you must register through our website, we will send you an acknowledgement to confirm your registration.

What if I cannot come? – If you have registered and subsequently cannot attend we ask that you let us know by sending an email to as soon as possible so that we can open the space to another registrant. If you haven’t registered because you can’t make it but would like to be kept informed of future seminars please email us with this request to

Costs – While the seminar is free, attendees are responsible for their own travel and accommodation expenses.

Cancellation – In the very unlikely event that we have to postpone or cancel the seminar for whatever reason we will try to provide you with as much notice as possible. We take no liability for any travel, accommodation or any other losses incurred by you should we postpone or cancel the seminar.

Accommodation – If you need somewhere to stay there are several hotels near our office, here are a couple of suggestions:-

Premier Inn :- Blake Ave, Gillingham, ME7 1GB. Tel. 0871 527 9510,

Travelodge:- Chatham Historic Dockyard, Western Ave, Chatham, ME4 4NT. Tel. 0871 559 1878,

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